Leading Aircraftman Donald Anderson VEITCH

Service No: 404316
Born: Brisbane QLD, 21 August 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 August 1940
Unit: No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Amberley QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 3 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A201-63), near Goodna, 18 January 1941, Aged 25 Years
Buried: South Brisbane Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Boddington Veitch and Grace Veitch, of Petersham, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 18 January 1941, Wirraway A20-163 flown solo by Leading Aircraftman Veitch crashed eight miles south of Goodna and he was killed. He had been engaged on a solo night test when the aircraft crashed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/175/36; A9845, 107

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